JAMAICA

Jamaica: Usain Bolt wins final 100m race in Kingston

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An emotional Usain Bolt has won his final 100-metre sprint on home soil, clocking 10.03 seconds in front of tens of thousands of fans in Kingston, Jamaica. The multiple Olympic and world gold medallist, who will retire after August’s world championships in London, confessed to being nervous before running his last official race at home Read More

Usain Bolt wins final 100m sprint in Jamaica

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Jamaica’s Usain Bolt overcame a slow start to win his final 100m on home soil. The 30-year-old will bow out of athletics after August’s World Championships in London and ran his final race in front of a lively home crowd as his protracted farewell from the sport kicked off.  Over 30,000 people turned up to Read More

Increased Job Prospects in ICT- Dr. Wheatley

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The Government is optimistic about increased job prospects for Jamaicans in the area of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). “This administration is very much passionate about creating jobs (and) as it relates to the future of ICT jobs, the prospects are really looking up,” said Science, Energy and Technology Minister, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley. Read More

Montego Bypass Will Become a Reality – PM

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Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says the Montego Bay bypass will become a reality. Mr. Holness, who was responding to concerns raised by Montego Bay Chamber President, T’Shura Gibbs, at the opening of the inaugural Build Expo and Conference 2017 at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St. James on June 9, said Read More

Construction Sector Urged To Embrace New Technology

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Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says the time has come for the construction sector to embrace new technology that will radically change the face of Jamaica. Mr. Holness, who was giving the keynote address at the inaugural Build Expo and Conference 2017 at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, St. James on June 9, Read More

Fireworks in Jamaica as Bolt wins final 100 metres race on home soil

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IMAGE: Usain Bolt. Photograph: Twitter. Usain Bolt recovered from a moderate start to win his final 100 metres on home soil, clocking 10.03 seconds at the 2nd Racers Grand Prix in Kingston on Saturday. Running from lane five in front of a sold-out stadium, Bolt took control of the race before the halfway mark and Read More

Our Stories- I escaped my kidnapping – Birdz I

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In this installment of Our Stories, recording Reggae artiste Birdz I shares how she escaped her kidnapping….For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious culture, rich and wholesome food, and attractive people. And while that image is not far from the truth, if the lens Read More

What next for Jamaica after Usain Bolt? An inside look at the island’s next generation of sprinters

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As dusk falls at the National Stadium in Kingston, peace is broken only by the whoops and hollers of teenage athletes encouraging and goading each other in equal measure. The atmosphere is so relaxed that the dreadlocked Rasta watching idly from the stands might assume this is little more than a bit of fun as Read More

Seven Must Haves in a Jamaican Home

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Thirty years ago, there were certain items that were standard in Jamaican homes. This rose out of the limited brands available at that time. Today, Jamaicans have a range of products to choose from based on the flood of goods coming in from overseas. Still, there are ‘specialty items’ that have remained as staples. Let’s Read More

Seven Must Haves in a Jamaican Home

3 months ago Editor Comments Off on Seven Must Haves in a Jamaican Home
Thirty years ago, there were certain items that were standard in Jamaican homes. This rose out of the limited brands available at that time. Today, Jamaicans have a range of products to choose from based on the flood of goods coming in from overseas. Still, there are ‘specialty items’ that have remained as staples. Let’s Read More